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Seven Cups 2011 Tea Tours

Our 2011 tea tours itineraries are online now. We are only doing two this year, we are just too busy to do three. The spring tour only has one more opening and the puer tour is filling up quickly, so if you have been planning on coming, get registered as soon as you can. We were able to reduce the price this year…


Green Tea Tour according to Yvonne Russell

The oolong tea tour is underway now despite the problems caused by the eruption of the volcano in Iceland that stranded our travelers from Denmark. They are in the air even as we speak, and will meet up with the tour in Wuyishan.

Yvonne Russell offered us some feedback and photo’s from the Green Tea Tour and gave us permission to publish it. Yvonne is a customer of the Seven Cups Tea House in Denver. Since it makes us sound good, we thought we would.


Green Tea Tour 2010: Huangshan

Huangshan is one of those places that for millennia has drawn Chinese artists. It is also a center for tea culture. The area was instrumental in the development of modern tea making techniques that developed during the Ming Dynasty.





The Unfathomable Mystery of Tea

Sometimes I am amazed at how much bad information there is out there about tea. I can’t even tell you how many people come in to Seven Cups or the Botanical Gardens with their friends and want to look intelligent by saying something about tea, and it turns out that what they say is completely wrong…


Puer Tour Day Ten Afternoon

After a great lunch we left to continue our journey to the ancient city of Dali. When I had visited this area 4 years ago there was not the road then that is there now, so our travel time was cut in half.


Puer Tour – Leaving Dali

It’s late in the evening again as usual. This is our last night in Dali and have had a wonderful time here. We will be going to Kunming tomorrow, and it is the last day four the tour. When I get back to Kunming I have an extra day to try and get caught up… // MORE


Celebrate Hump Day with us by peeking Over the Hill!

To our favorite pet MBA- HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Our very own Mikel Chertudi turns a graceful 30 years old today.  As I watch him cringe at the attention, he’s sporting his very first beard, in an attempt to look older.  Maybe by tomorrow it will turn into a goatee in an attempt to look younger. Here’s… // MORE